BOJ chief watching impact of falling yen after additional easing

Nov 25, 2014

BOJ chief watching impact of falling yen after additional easing

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Tuesday the central bank is closely watching the impact of the yen’s sharp fall against other major currencies following the bank’s additional monetary easing announced last month. Speaking to a meeting of business leaders in Nagoya, Kuroda ...

Bank of Japan monetary policy likely to stay unchanged

Nov 16, 2014

Bank of Japan monetary policy likely to stay unchanged

The Bank of Japan is likely to keep unchanged its monetary policy at a two-day meeting starting Tuesday as it assesses the effects of the additional easing decided at its previous meeting, sources said. The central bank is also likely to maintain its assessment ...

BOJ maintains most regional assessments despite tax-hike impact

Oct 20, 2014

BOJ maintains most regional assessments despite tax-hike impact

The Bank of Japan on Monday maintained most of its regional economic assessments, downgrading only one of nine regions, saying the economy has been recovering moderately despite some weakness following April’s consumption tax increase. The bank released a quarterly report on local economies, where ...

Kuroda says many options available for increased easing

Oct 9, 2014

Kuroda says many options available for increased easing

The Bank of Japan has “many options” for additional easing, Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said, emphasizing that the bank will adjust its policy as needed to reach its 2 percent inflation target. “We have substantially increased our JGB holdings but still it’s about 20 percent ...